Murungi Maurice Karani, Dishon Muloi, Patrick Muinde (ILRI), Samuel Maina Githigia (University of Nairobi), James Akoko (ILRI), Eric M. Fèvre (IRLI & University of Liverpool), Jonathan Rushton (GBADs Programme, University of Liverpool, London Centre of Integrated Research in Agriculture and Health & RVC) and Pablo Alarcon (London Centre of Integrated Research in Agriculture and Health … Continue reading The Nairobi Pork Value Chain: Mapping and Assessment of Governance, Challenges, and Food Safety Issues
Jonathan Rushton, Ben Huntington, Will Gilbert, Mario Herrero, Paul Torgerson, Alexandra Shaw, Mieghan Bruce, Tom Marsh, Dustin Pendell, Theresa Bernardo, Deborah Stacey, Delia Grace, Kevin Watkins, M Bondad-Reantaso, Brecht Devleesschauwer, David Pigott, Matthew Stone and Shannon Mesenhowski have had the following paper published online. You can find the abstract below and for the full publication … Continue reading Roll-out of the Global Burden of Animal Diseases programme
Elizabeth Redmond, Derrick Jones and Jonathan Rushton have collaborated to produce the now published article Economic assessment of African horse sickness vaccine impact. AbstractBackground: African horse sickness (AHS) is endemic in sub‐Saharan Africa posing a threat to equine populations in non‐endemic regions. Available vaccine technologies have limitations, creating barriers to horse movement, AHS control and, in … Continue reading Economic assessment of African horse sickness vaccine impact
On Tuesday 19th January 2021 The University of Liverpool and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) hosted the official launch of the GBADs Programme. The webinar celebrates the achievements of the GBADs collaborators to date and showcases the planned work of Programme as rollout phase begins. It was attended by an international audience of … Continue reading Launch of the multi-year, multi-partner Global Burden of Animal Diseases programme webinar
Najmul Haider (The Royal Veterinary College, University of London), Peregrine Rothman-Ostrow (Global Burden of Animal Diseases, University of Liverpool), Abdinasir Yusuf Osman (The Royal Veterinary College, University of London), Liã Bárbara Arruda (University College London), Laura Macfarlane-Berry (Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment), Linzy Elton (University College London), Margaret J. Thomason (University College London), … Continue reading COVID-19—Zoonosis or Emerging Infectious Disease?
Peregrine Rothman-Ostrow, William Gilbert and Jonathan Rushton of the Global Burden of Animal Diseases Programme and The University of Liverpool have collaborated to produce the now published article Tropical Livestock Units: Re-evaluating a Methodology. AbstractThe dynamic between humans, livestock, and wildlife is evolving owing to growth in populations, a finite global landmass, and shifting climatic … Continue reading Tropical Livestock Units: Re-evaluating a Methodology.